Senior citizens and individuals with disabilities can get assistance enrolling in a Medicare Part D prescription plan through the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) administered by the Oak Park Township. Counselors are available by appointment to help recipients review existing coverage and select a drug plan that meets their individual needs. During the enrollment period, which lasts until Dec. 7, Medicare recipients can:
- Change from original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage plan
- Change from a Medicare Advantage plan to original Medicare
- Join, drop or switch Medicare Part D drug plans
- Switch Medicare Advantage plans
To schedule an appointment for Medicare enrollment assistance, call 708.383.8060. Information on Township Senior Services programs is posted online at www.oakparktownship.org/departments/seniors.